Britain from the Air visits Kent

Some of the Ordnance Survey team when Britain from the Air debuted in Bath (image courtesy of RGS-IBG)

The fantastic outdoor exhibition, Britain from the Air, has recently found a new home on its national tour in Chatham, Kent.

Organised by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and street gallery pioneers wecommunic8, and supported by Ordnance Survey, Britain from the Air has already visited Bath and Oxford. It has been seen by more than 4.5 million people since its launch by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s President Sir Michael Palin in 2010.

The exhibition features a stunning collection of more then 80 stunning large-scale images, taken from all around the country by Britain’s foremost aerial photographers, located on a giant, walk-on Ordnance Survey map.

Images on display include the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, London’s Canary Wharf, The Angel of the North, Tyne and Wear, Longleat Maze, Wiltshire and the Channel Tunnel at Folkestone, Redsands Sea Fort off the East Kent coast and Medway’s Great Lines Heritage Park.

The free outdoor gallery is on show in Military Road, The Paddock, Chatham High Street and inside the Pentagon Shopping Centre, offering visitors the chance to see some of Britain’s most breathtaking and thought provoking landscapes from a different angle.

For more details visit www.britainfromtheair.com  and the www.rgs.org/bfta

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